Code of practice about domestic fowl - Queensland


You must comply with this code if you are responsible for the management and welfare of domestic fowl. This code contains standards and guidelines to provide minimum acceptable outcomes of animal welfare for domestic fowl.

The code promotes agreed animal welfare outcomes for domestic fowl by defining acceptable requirements for habitats, food, water and inspection practices, and encourages considerate and efficient treatment and handling of fowl in all types of production systems.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biosecurity Queensland

Animal Biosecurity and Welfare

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